Douala

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Douala
Port of Entry
03°54.163'N, 009°32.344'E Chart icon.png
lat=3.90272 | lon=9.539067 | zoom=9 | y


Douala (German: Duala) is the largest city in Cameroon and its economic capital. It is also the capital of Cameroon's Littoral Region. Home to Central Africa's largest port and its major international airport, Douala International Airport (DLA), it is the commercial and economic capital of Cameroon and the entire CEMAC region comprising Gabon, Congo, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, and Cameroon. As from 2018, the city and its surrounding area had an estimated population of 1,338,082 inhabitants. The city sits on the estuary of Wouri River and its climate is tropical.

Charts

See Cameroon.

Weather

See Cameroon.

Passages

See Cameroon.

Islands

See Cameroon.

Communication

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Also see Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

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Entrance

Douala is a port of entry/exit in [[Cameroon]. For details see Entrance: Cameroon.

Berthing

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Marinas & Yacht Clubs

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Anchorages

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Amenities

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Provisioning

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Eating out

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Transportation

See Cameroon.

Tourism

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References

See Cameroon.

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